Tag: US State Department
The United States has requested for the extradition of Julian Assange for leaking information from the US State Department.
The US State Department warns Americans abroad that they face the risks of kidnapping and hostage taking by criminals and terrorists in 35 countries.
The action has been criticized by the Cuban government as subversive.
Tillerson’s decision to exclude Iraq, Myanmar, and Afghanistan from a US list of offenders in the use of child soldiers was at odds with a unanimous recommendation by the heads of the State Department’s regional bureaus.
Malaysia does not comply with international standards to fight human trafficking, nor does it have the political will to curb 'insider syndicates'.
The SDGT designation aims to notify the international community that the three "have committed or pose a significant risk of committing acts of terrorism,' the department said in a statement.
Constitutional provision for special position of Malays, natives of Sabah and Sarawak did not refer specifically to the Orang Asli, says report.
Thailand vows to crack down on human trafficking, prosecuting 301 people and convicting 268 in 2016, to improve its US state department ranking.
Influential newspaper cites unsolved issue of mass graves of immigrants as one reason why Malaysia does not deserve to be on US’ Tier 2 watch list.
Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking express disappointment report 'failed to fix last year’s politically motivated upgrade of Malaysia and unjustifiably upgraded Thailand.'
Foreign Affairs Ministry tells the United States that freedom of speech and the right to information must be exercised with responsibility and accountability.